CHARITY SeAscape are joining forces with Ayr United FC to help raise awareness of poverty and homelessness in Ayrshire.

They are staging a sleepout event which will involve fans of the Honest Men playing and sleeping on Somerset Park’s hallowed turf.

Sleepout at Somerset in aid of the homeless Ayrshire Hospice mark the 30th anniversary at their Ayr base. A young supporter enjoyes the Ayr Central event.

This event will help highlight both issues in South Ayrshire. On the night there will be live entertainment provided by The Seaside Sons, with music until 11pm, with a bar open until 11.30pm.

Funds raised from the sleepout will help with many projects run by the charity, including housing support, ,people in fuel crisis or the Pass It on Project.

SeA s cape Fundraiser May Gilchrist said: “Our local projects need to be funded from our events and with support we will continue to help as many people as possible.”